Entry from British & World English dictionary
noun (plural cossies)informal
A swimming costume or a pair of swimming trunks.
- Now of course when it comes to pulling on our togs, cozzies, bathers or trunks and swimming competitively, Australians never seem to be too far from the medals.
- I could see beachgoers in their swimming cossies.
- On Tuesday, she shopped for a swimming cossie at the store.
Early 20th century: alteration of the first element of costume.
Words that rhyme with cossieAussie, mossie
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